Detailing is an essential part of the design process. This thorough reference guide for the design of reinforced concrete structures is largely based on Eurocode 2 (EC2), plus other European design standards such as Eurocode 8 (EC8), where appropriate.
With its large format, double-page spread layout, this book systematically details 213 structural elements. These have been carefully selected by José Calavera to cover relevant elements used in practice. Each element is presented with a whole-page annotated model along with commentary and recommendations for the element concerned, as well as a summary of the appropriate Eurocode legislation with reference to further standards and literature. The book's website provides AutoCAD files of all of the models, which can be directly developed and adapted for specific designs.
Its accessible and practical format makes the book an ideal handbook for professional engineers working with reinforced concrete, as well as for students who are training to become designers of concrete structures.
Table of Contents
Section 1: General Rules for Bending, Placing and Lapping of Reinforcement
Section 2: Constructive Details
Columns and Joints
Walls Subjected to Axial Loads. Shear Walls and Cores
Beams and Lintels
Pavements and Galleries
Cylindrical Chimneys, Towers and Hollow Piles
Rectangular Silos, Caissons and Hollow Piles
Reservoirs, Tanks and Swimming Pools
Special Details for Seismic Areas
José Calavera is Honorary President of the Technical Institute of Materials and Construction (INTEMAC - Instituto Técnico de Materiales y Construcciones) and Emeritus Professor, School of Civil Engineering, Polytechnic University of Madrid.
Este manual, heredero natural del elaborado en su día por el mismo autor de acuerdo con la Instrucción Española EHE, resulta de gran interés para los técnicos y profesionales que trabajan en el diseño de estructuras de hormigón armado en general, y para los españoles en particular, dada la relativamente escasa discusión alcanzada hasta ahora entre nuestros especialistas por el Eurocodigo (EC-2) y las perspectivas de que esta situación vaya modificándose en el futuro.
—Hormigón y Acero, enero – marzo 2012, Volumen 63 – numero 263
This manual, natural inheritor to works by the same author in accordance to the Instrucción Española (EHE), is of great interest to technicians and professionals working in the design of reinforced concrete structures in general, and for Spaniards in particular, given the relatively scarce discussion amongst specialists about the Eurocode (EC-2) and how perspectives about this situation will change in the future.
—Hormigón y Acero, January - March 2012, Volume 63, Number 263